General Assembly

The WFPHA General Assembly is held in Geneva each May at the time of the World Health Assembly. As the General Assembly is primarily a business meeting to conduct the affairs of the Federation, its main delegates are the representatives of its Member associations. However, others are often in attendance, including observers and other interested parties. The scheduling of the GA, usually on the first day of the WHA facilitates the participation of WFPHA Member representatives, who may be Members of their own government delegations, as well as WHO and key government officials, including Ministers or their representatives. The General Assembly is also the time for key WFPHA Committees to meet and conduct business. They normally hold their meetings on the day before the GA and then report their decisions to the GA the next day.

III Reunión y II Asamblea General en La Habana, Cuba

Mon Apr 16, 2018 Havana, Cuba
La III Reunión y II Asamblea General en La Habana, Cuba serà en el marco de la III Convención Internacional Cuba Salud 2018 a efectuarse entre los días 16 al 20 de abril de 2018.
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World Congress on Public Health

The International Congress, which takes place every three years, is a scientific conference for public health professionals from around the world. Traditionally, the International Congress is hosted by a WFPHA Member and may take place in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the host organization. WFPHA convenes a scientific conference every three years. Health and development experts from around the world gather at the Congress to share ideas, experiences, and research. The site of each Congress is determined by a bid process undertaken by WFPHA. The Federation makes a deliberate effort to circulate the location of the Congresses among the world’s different regions so that the public health professionals in a given region have a chance to highlight public health in their own region at the WFPHA Congress. This means, however, that it is unlikely that two consecutive Congresses will be held in the same region. If you are a WFPHA Member and would like to host a Congress, please contact the WFPHA Headquarter to request a bid proposal form.

The World Congress on Public Health is the triennial global knowledge exchange event of the World Federation of Public Health Associations. It brings together public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics and students from around the world.

Upcoming World Congresses on Public Health

3º Congresso de Política, Planejamento e Gestão em Saúde

Thu May 04, 2017 Rio Grande do Norte
O site oficial do 3º Congresso de Política, Planejamento e Gestão em Saúde da Abrasco, que acontecerá de 1 a 4 de maio de 2017, na capital do Rio Grande do Norte, já está no ar!


A terceira edição do congresso, que acontecerá no Centro de Convenções de Natal, tem como tema central ‘Estado e Democracia: O SUS como direito social’, e como presidente o professor Cipriano Maia, da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte.
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15th World Congress on Public Health

Fri Apr 07, 2017 Melbourne, Australia
The 15th World Congress on Public Health will be a Festival of Public Health to engage researchers, practitioners, academics, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives, students and stakeholders involved in public health from all over the globe.
Early bird registration has been extended to Monday 19 December 2016!
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WHO Executive Board

Wed Feb 01, 2017 Geneva, Switzerland
We would like to inform you that the WHO Executive Board meeting will take place in Geneva from 23 January-1 February.
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Past World Congresses on Public Health

Year

Place

Attendants

2017

Melbourne, Australia

 

2015

Kolkata, India

1'650

2012

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

3'600

2009

Istanbul, Turkey

1'200

2006

Brazil

14'000

2000

China

1'300

1997

Tanzania

700

1994

Indonesia

700

1987

Mexico

500

1984

Israel

500

1981

India

700

1978

Canada

600

1975

Germany

 

Upcoming Events

Public Health Association of South Africa 2017 Conference

Mon Sep 04, 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa
The Public Health Association of South Africa invites the South African public health community and our international colleagues to Johannesburg, South Africa for our 13th annual conference. The theme of the 2017 conference is “A Global Charter for the Public’s Health”: Implications for Public Health Practice in South Africa.
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Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017

Wed Oct 04, 2017 Melbourne, Australia
The international Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policy makers and researchers.
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10th Brazilian Congress on Epidemiology

Sat Oct 07, 2017 Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
É com muita satisfação que a Comissão de Epidemiologia da Associação Brasileira de Saúde Coletiva (ABRASCO) anuncia a realização do X Congresso Brasileiro de Epidemiologia.
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WHO Global Conference on NCDs

Wed Oct 18, 2017 Montevideo, Uruguay
From 18-20 October, 2017, world leaders will meet to promote health and national development through taking action to beat noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic lung diseases, and diabetes.
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10th European Public Health Conference - Sustaining resilient and healthy communities

Wed Nov 01, 2017 Stockholm, Sweden
The European Public Health Conference Foundation, the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and the Swedish Association of Social Medicine are pleased to invite you to the 10th European Public Health Conference.
The 10th European Public Health Conference will be held in the Stockholmsmässan
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2017 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

Sat Nov 04, 2017 Atlanta, GA, United States
APHA's Annual Meeting & Expo is where public health professionals convene, learn, network and engage with peers. With the Annual Meeting, we strengthen the profession of public health, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. Come experience APHA. This year's theme is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health."
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Swiss Public Health Conference 2017

Wed Nov 22, 2017 Basel, Switzerland
The Swiss Public Health Conference 2017 will take place from 22 to 23 November 2017 on "Personalized and Public Health" in Basel.
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9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR)

Mon Nov 27, 2017 Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Vietnam Public Health Association (VPHA) is the host organization of the 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights in November 2017.
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III Reunión y II Asamblea General en La Habana, Cuba

Mon Apr 16, 2018 Havana, Cuba
La III Reunión y II Asamblea General en La Habana, Cuba serà en el marco de la III Convención Internacional Cuba Salud 2018 a efectuarse entre los días 16 al 20 de abril de 2018.
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Upcoming Member's Annual Meetings

2017 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

Sat Nov 04, 2017 Atlanta, GA, United States
APHA's Annual Meeting & Expo is where public health professionals convene, learn, network and engage with peers. With the Annual Meeting, we strengthen the profession of public health, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. Come experience APHA. This year's theme is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health."
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Swiss Public Health Conference 2017

Wed Nov 22, 2017 Basel, Switzerland
The Swiss Public Health Conference 2017 will take place from 22 to 23 November 2017 on "Personalized and Public Health" in Basel.
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Past Events

2017 CAPHIA Public Health Teaching and Training Forum

Fri Jul 21, 2017 University of Sidney
CAPHIA is pleased to announce its 2017 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum, to be held at the University of Sydney on 20 and 21 July.
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Public Health beyond borders - Driving change with evidence

Wed Jun 21, 2017 The International Centre - Telford
Having introduced 'Evidence Into Practice' as a secondary theme for the 2016 conference, it now becomes the main theme for 2017.
As a public health community, we have an ever greater responsibility to implement the systems, policies and services that are as cost-effective and efficient as possible. Our 2017 conference in Telford is the opportunity to share the latest evdence, explore new ideas and ensure that current practice is the most effective we can deliver.
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Public Health 2017

Thu Jun 08, 2017 Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre
Public Health 2017 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.
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5th Edition of the Universite de Printemps Les Démarches Innovantes en Santé

Sat May 20, 2017 Brussels, ULB, Ecole de Santé Publique
L’élan actuel à l’innovation en santé, dans différents systèmes de santé, est la clé de l’attractivité et du développement du système de santé publique. Ces approches nécessitent de nous questionner sur les partenariats en santé, les approches multidisciplinaires, les développements technologiques et les spécificités des contextes locaux et transnationaux.
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2017 FAMSA General Assembly

Fri May 19, 2017 Niger Delta University
This is to inform all those concerned that the Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations (FAMSA) General Assembly earlier scheduled to hold at the Niger Delta University from 15th – 19th of March, 2017 has been postponed till further notice.
All activities as regards this event should be stopped immediately. We regret any inconveniences caused.
This message is from the FAMSA Secretariat and the FAMSA Headquarters.
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Séminaire Scientifique des Maladies Infectieuses

Thu May 18, 2017 @08:30 - 04:00PM
Nous vous invitons à vous inscrire au séminaire scientifique ‘Diagnostic et Surveillance des Maladies infectieuses’ en cliquant ici.
Le coût de l’inscription comprend un livret des abstracts et l’accès à toute les sessions de la journée avec repas de midi (90 €) ou à une demi-journée sans repas de midi (70 €).
Clôture des inscriptions : 1 mai 2017.
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3º Congresso de Política, Planejamento e Gestão em Saúde

Thu May 04, 2017 Rio Grande do Norte
O site oficial do 3º Congresso de Política, Planejamento e Gestão em Saúde da Abrasco, que acontecerá de 1 a 4 de maio de 2017, na capital do Rio Grande do Norte, já está no ar!


A terceira edição do congresso, que acontecerá no Centro de Convenções de Natal, tem como tema central ‘Estado e Democracia: O SUS como direito social’, e como presidente o professor Cipriano Maia, da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte.
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3rd Brazilian Congress on Health Policy

Thu May 04, 2017 Universidad Federal de Goia
Nós, pesquisadores, docentes, estudantes, profissionais e militantes da Saúde Coletiva, reunidos em Goiânia (GO) de 28 de julho a 1º de agosto de 2015, durante 11º Congresso Brasileiro de Saúde Coletiva reafirmamos nossos compromissos com a democracia, o desenvolvimento e o desafio do SUS universal.

A década anterior, de melhoria das condições de vida de milhões de brasileiras e brasileiros, nos incitava a apontar os limites e a querer mais: desenvolvimento sustentável, superação das desigualdades históricas, soberania nacional, democracia participativa e políticas universalistas.
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National Public Health Week will be held from the 3rd-9th of April

Sun Apr 09, 2017 United States
During the first full week of April each year, APHA brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving the nation. For nearly 20 years, APHA has served as the organizer of NPHW. Every year, the Association develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about issues related to each year's theme.
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15th World Congress on Public Health

Fri Apr 07, 2017 Melbourne, Australia
The 15th World Congress on Public Health will be a Festival of Public Health to engage researchers, practitioners, academics, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives, students and stakeholders involved in public health from all over the globe.
Early bird registration has been extended to Monday 19 December 2016!
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